Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction

awarded since 1980.

 

2013 selection

Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America

Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction 2013

by Gilbert King Harper (March 06, 2012)

Devil in the Grove, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction, is a gripping true story of racism, murder, rape, and the law. It brings to light one of the most dramatic court cases in American history,...


2008 selection

The Years of Extermination

Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction 2008

by Saul Friedländer HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

The enactment of the German extermination policies that resulted in the murder of six million European Jews depended upon many factors, including the cooperation of local authorities and police departments,...


2001 selection

Hirohito And The Making Of Modern Japan

Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction 2001, National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography/Autobiography 2000

by Herbert P. Bix HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

In this groundbreaking biography of the Japanese emperor Hirohito, Herbert P. Bix offers the first complete, unvarnished look at the enigmatic leader whose sixty-three-year reign...


1975 selection

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction 1975

by Annie Dillard HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek is the story of a dramatic year in Virginia's Blue Ridge valley. Annie Dillard sets out to see what she can see. What she sees are astonishing incidents of "mystery, death, beauty, violence."...